Healthcare Agency Spend by Discipline (Temporary Workers) FY 2018/2019

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Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

Please provide the total agency spend of your Trust, for the last financial year, and the total hours supplied by temporary agency staff to your Trust, for the following staffing categories:

Staffing Provision Total Hours FY (2018/19) Total Yearly Spend (2018/19)
General Nursing
Theatres (Nursing)
Healthcare Assistants
RMNs (where Applicable)
Doctors (All Specialisms)
AHP/HSS
Non-Medical Non-Clinical
Emergency Nurse Practitioner/
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Please can you ensure that responses are replied to in line with the governance of freedom of information requests.

Yours faithfully,

Mr M H Green

Foi (BLACK COUNTRY PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Dear Mr Green,

FOI 19-446 Request regarding agency spend

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Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Email: [email address]
Tel: 0121 612 8017
Fax: 0121 612 3779
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health NHS Trust

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Foi (BLACK COUNTRY PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Dear Mr Green, 

 

FOI 19-446 request regarding agency spend

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request on the above
subject. We have completed our search for information and the details are
as follows:

 

 

Staffing Hours Agency
Category Supplied Spend
2018/19 2018/19
General   £1,607,798
Nursing
Theatres 0 £0
(Nursing)
Healthcare 1869 £240,093
Assistants
RMNs (where 2752 within
Applicable) General
Nursing if
applicable
Doctors (All   £1,290,292
Specialisms)
AHP/HSS   £710,211
Non-Medical   £630,504
Non-Clinical
Emergency 0 £0
Nurse
Practitioner/
Advanced   within
Nurse General
Practitioner Nursing if
            applicable
Total   £4,478,898
Hours/Agency
Spend

 

The Trust is only able to provide data for some of the agency roles as it
pre-dates the centralised bank.  The Trust does not record hours in
Finance as part of our financial monitoring so would not be able to
provide anything further to the request re hours supplied.

 

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation
website via the following link:
[1]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000.... The Trust is
regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its
responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any
concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to
resolve your issues.

 

In the event you pursue a complaint/investigation and are not content with
the outcome, you have the option to apply directly to the Information
Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Fax: 0121 612 3779

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

 

 

 

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